Block Island Times

Filippi: Bills have ’shot of moving forward’

State Rep. Blake Filippi said the two pieces of legislation the town is pursuing in the Rhode Island General Assembly “have a shot at moving forward.” Filippi, Republican House Minority Leader, made that comment while speaking with The Block Island Times on Wednesday, April 17.  He was referring to the bills that would expand New Shoreham’s affordable housing pool, and preclude Uber-type services from operating on the island. 
Filippi and The Times toured the island while discussing the two pieces of legislation: H5451, which would increase the median income from 120 percent to

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